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Polish translation of “rock”

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rock

verb
 
 
/rɒk/
MOVE [I, T] to move backwards and forwards or from side to side, or to make someone or something do this
kołysać (się), huśtać (się)
She rocked back and forth on her chair. He gently rocked the baby to sleep.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
SHOCK [T] to shock a large number of people
wstrząsnąć
[often passive] The country has been rocked by a series of drug scandals. →  See also rock the boat Upsetting and destabilizing
(Definition of rock verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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